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New source for drag/antidrag wires (tie rods)

stearmoth

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http://www.biplaneforum.com/uploads/20110503_102443_hartshorn_1.JPGHi everyone,

We think there is no news that we make available our
1/8" light weight tie rods with rolled UNF 10-32 left- and righthand
rolled threads. The material used is a AISI 316L stainless steel which
meets easily the specs (min. 2100 lbs), what means that they are able to
carry the same loads as Bruntons AN 703 round drawn tie rods. A set of
24 pcs. at 40" (AN665 clevis pin to pin) weights almost 3 pounds less
that a set comprising of full 3/16" round wire with cut 10-32 threads.
We made our own such tie rods for our Vintage Hatz (Classic) and would
like to provide this service for others as well.

By coincidence we
found an old ad in a 1929 Aero Digest magazine by the then Stewart
Hartshorn firm (New York), who manufactured just then what we have
released nowadays.... See picture and ad included.

Please ask for a quotation at [email protected]. We can make lenghts up to 50" by the way.



Hans & Sam, H.C.#78, Switzerland
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stearmoth

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<div ="c&#111;ntent">Hi biplane builders,

During
the next couple of weeks my scale streamline wire rolling machine will
be switched to make another row of drag/antidrag wires for biplane
builders. It would be ideal, if somebody would decide to order a set of
24 pcs. for his 3-bay wing internal bracing right know. The wires are roll formed 1/8" square
stainless steel (AISI 316L) with both sides rolled UNF 10-32 left- and
righthand threads (threaded lenght is 1 1/2"). They are all load tested
and overmeet the AN 703 spec. This is without clevis as those are easily
available commercially. You can save 40% of the weight compared to a
full round 3/16" dia wire. A set costs CHF 640.00 plus CHF 80.00 for
shipping.
Please email me at [email protected] if you are interested.

Kind regards, Hans

Hans &amp; Sam, H.C.#78, Switzerland






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Hi biplane builders,

There is a new interest for drag/antidrag wires (tie rods) as described above. We are looking for some more orders for full sets of wires for Hatz or other biplanes, which need 10-32 threaded wires not longer than 45".

Anybody interested?

Kind regards
Hans & Sam Gautschi, Aeroplaneworks, Switzerland
 

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Hans/Sam,

I listed an incomplete set of AN703 wires for the Acrosport and referenced your company as a source for the wires to complete the set. Do you have any thoughts about producing AN67x streamline tie rods in the future? It would be nice to have another source for these.....
 

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